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Olle Widegren
Olle Widegren

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Danderyd, Sweden

High School:
Danderyds Gymnasium

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 145


04/23/2014

Ben Wheeler is Big South Men's Golf Medalist; Chants Finish Third

Ben Wheeler and Andrew Dorn Named All-Big South; Wheeler Also Academic All-Big South; Olle Widegren Named to Big South All-Freshman Team

04/22/2014

Men's Golf Drops to 2nd at Big South Championship

The Championships will conclude Wednesday with 18 final holes

04/21/2014

Men's Golf Takes 1st Rd Lead at Big South Championships

Four Chanticleers are currently among the individual top 10

03/15/2014

Men's Golf Finishes 8th at Seminole; Ben Wheeler Ties for 3rd

Wheeler had a 14 birdies over three rounds

03/10/2014

Men's Golf in 6th After Day 1 of Hackler Championship

Andrew Dorn is tied for second aftrer two rounds with an even par 144

03/11/2014

2014 General Hackler Day 2

2014 General Hackler Day 2

2013-14 (Fr.): Named to the Big South All-Freshman Team ... Played in eight events and ranked third on the team with a 75.26 scoring average ... Had four rounds of par or better ... In his collegiate debut, tied for second and was named Big South Golfer of the Week ...Carded a 3-under par 141 over two rounds at the Myrtle Beach National Invitational - hosted by Gardner-Webb on Myrtle Beach National's West Course ... Turned in an opening-round 72 and was in 12th place after 18 holes ... He then posted a 3-under 69 - tying for the lowest round of the day - to move up 10 spots to second ... Shot an opening-round 69 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate ... Placed 30th at the Big South Championship (77-76-76=229).

Prior to Coastal Carolina: On the Swedish Junior National team that won the European Men's Team Championship in Madrid, Spain, in 2009 ... In fact, Widegren won the deciding match in the tournament ... Finished tied for 31st at the 2013 Scandinavia Junior Boys Open, shooting 74-73-82 ... Qualified to play in the 2012 R&A Boys Amateur Championship and he won the Galvin Green Junior Open, shooting 71-73, on the Junior Masters Invitational tour ... In addition to his golf talent, Widegren is a standout hockey player and tennis player ... Named the "Ballboy of the Year" at the 2007 and 2010 ATP's Stockholm Open ... His older brother, Pontus, was a standout at UCLA, represented Europe on four Palmer Cup teams.

Coastal Carolina Results:

Career Low Round........................69 (2)
Career Rounds in the 60's............2
Career Rounds Par or Better.........4

2013-14 - FRESHMAN

9/23-24 Myrtle Beach National Invitational (72) 72 69 141 +3 t-2nd
10/11-13 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate (72) 69 77 78 224 +8 t-54th
2/23-25 John Hayt Collegiate (72) 77 75 77 229 +13 t-62nd
3/2-4 SMU Querencia Cabo Collegiate (71) 75 77 82 234 +21 63rd
3/10-11 General Hackler Championship (72) 74 77 78 229 +13 t-26th
3/14-15 Seminole Intercollegiate (72) 74 71 74 219 +3 t-21st
4/5-6 3M Augusta Invitational (72) 75 73 78 226 +10 t-63rd
4/21-23 2014 Big South Championship (72) 77 76 76 229 +13 30th